Browsing All posts tagged under »Sinulog«

Guard quits job I’ve had enough

February 1, 2012

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  JOSELYNDO Jabagat was relaxing at home with his wife and two daughters yesterday when Cebu Daily News visited his rented house in barangay Carreta, an urban poor neighborhood. His daughters, Jiah Mae, 8, and Jomelyn, 4, embraced and kissed their father with delight. Jiah Mae, a grade 2 pupil, said she was absent from […]

Photojournalists’ entry bags video docu awards

January 29, 2012

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Photo journalists, Aldo Nelbert Banaynal and Reynan Villena of The Freeman, swept the five major awards in the Sinulog 2012 video documentary category. Their entry entitled, “f-Stops”, which depicts the life of photojournalists working at field, earned them trophies and cash. The Best Picture cash prize is P50,000. Banaynal said he was inspired to make […]

Polygraph tests to be sent to fiscals

January 25, 2012

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RESULTS of the polygraph or lie detector tests done on the security guards, maintenance personnel and staffers and officials of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. will be sent directly to the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office. Senior Supt. Meolvin Ramon Buenafe, Cebu City police chief, said since the case has been forwarded to that office, they will […]

Prove money was stolen, Sinulog officials told

January 25, 2012

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THERE was no evidence that money was stolen from the vault of the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) during the Sinulog, said the lawyer of the security guard accused of taking P1.6 million. So said Gloria Lastimosa-Dalawampu, counsel of security guard Joselyndo Jabagat who was accused of stealing cash and a camera from the vault […]

‘It’s good to dance for the Sto. Niño’

January 19, 2012

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  Eight-year-old Pia Nueva proved that size doesn’t matter in reaping victory. The smallest and youngest dancer of this year’s grand champion Tribu Lingganay, Nueva’s smile and quirky personality stood out in their performance in the Free Interpretation (FI) category of the Sinulog Grand Parade. “It’s really fun, and I look forward to dancing for […]

P1.58-M SINULOG FUND GONE

January 17, 2012

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Robber took vault and cash Was the robbery an “inside job”? Police are investigating the loss of P1.6 million cash taken from the office vault of the Cebu City Sports Center, a robbery discovered early morning yesterday, barely six hours after the Sinulog grand finale was held in the stadium. The vault itself was ripped […]

Honest Cebuana returns American mom’s lost phone

January 15, 2012

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American national MJ Gregory will never forget Cebu. On her first visit to the Queen City of the South, she lost her HTC cellphone while watching the Sinulog Festival Queen competition in the grandstand of the Cebu City Sports Center last Friday. Her sorrow turned into joy when a 20-year-old Cebuana returned her cellphone less […]

Snake attacks man in Imus Rd.

January 15, 2012

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IT was a painful snake show for a 29-year-old man when the snake turned on him as he tried to entertain passersby watching the Sinulog Grand Parade yesterday afternoon. Jerome Camota of sitio Tender heart, barangay T. Padilla, Cebu City sustained a two inch cut in his right arm after his neighbor’s pet snake a […]

CITY HALL’S BEAUTY

January 15, 2012

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Former Miss Earth beauty Karla Paula Henry danced with the Cebu City government contingent. She was a Sinulog queen of the city contingent in 2009. However, her role this time was one of personal thanksgiving after her recovery from a stabbing incident in Manila last year. (She was attacked in the garage of her condo […]

CELEBS DAZZLE, POLS HOBNOB

January 15, 2012

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POLITICIANS and celebrities were in Cebu City to hobnob with the public for the Sinulog festivities yesterday. Former senator Miguel Zubiri, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada and Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño mingled with the crowd in General Maxilom Avenue. But it was the Manila showbiz celebrities on floats who made the crowd go wild. Spectators shrieked […]